Listen up, folks: Chris Tusa has written a nasty little
novel that somehow lifts close to grace its downtrodden
and sometimes blackhearted inhabitants. They're fallen
and broken, but like the New Orleans through which they
stagger and flail, they are lovely ruins-and like New
Orleans they are only one storm away from the End Times.
Witness the storm, as told by Tusa: Dirty Little Angels.
Russell, author of Yellow Jack
Dirty Little Angels is a powerful novel - fast paced,
riveting, and gritty. In this remarkable novel, Chris
Tusa renders revelations about urban teens with startling
honesty and deep compassion. Tusa is a gifted author
and an amazing new talent.
--Bev Marshall, author of
Right as Rain and Walking through Shadows
Dirty Little Angels is rich with characters who are
beautifully flawed and within arms reach of redemption.
This is a raw and tender debut.
--Ronlyn Domingue, author
of The Mercy of Thin Air
Dirty Little Angels is literary, but alive and muscular
at the same time. This is a book that deserves to be
--John R. Reed, author of
Thirteen Mountain and The Kingfisher's Call